As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is also often compared to ultra compacts, compacts, super zooms and digicams. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and the PowerShot ELPH 160) and Samsung (such as the WB30F and the ES30)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 140 IS compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs digital).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
1 year newer
$149 - $169

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and ELPH 140 IS

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 138 g vs 130 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
10 months newer
$134

Significant advantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 127 g vs 130 g

Samsung WB30F

Samsung WB30F
1 year older
$177

Significant advantages of the WB30F (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Thinner: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Significant disadvantages of the WB30F (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB30F and ELPH 140 IS

  • Very small: Ultra compact (98×58×17 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 128 g vs 130 g

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS
2 years older
$235

Significant advantages of the 310 HS (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the 310 HS (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the 310 HS and ELPH 140 IS

  • Very small: Super compact (96×57×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 140 g vs 130 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
10 months newer
$158

Significant advantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 170 IS and ELPH 140 IS

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 141 g vs 130 g

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145
similar age
$259

Significant advantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the IXUS 145 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 127 g vs 130 g

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 140 IS compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 33 mm), has a slightly larger screen (2.7" vs 2"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 7.1 MP) and is newer (february 2014 vs february 2007).

However, on average it is thicker (0.9" vs 0.7") and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS
5 years older

Significant advantages of the SD780 IS (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD780 IS (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD780 IS and ELPH 140 IS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD1000

Canon PowerShot SD1000
7 years older
$670

Significant advantages of the SD1000 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1000 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1000 and ELPH 140 IS

  • None found

Casio Exilim EX-S200

Casio Exilim EX-S200
3 years older

Significant advantages of the EX-S200 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EX-S200 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-S200 and ELPH 140 IS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD200

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9 years older
$453

Significant advantages of the SD200 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD200 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD200 and ELPH 140 IS

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 140 IS compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (february 2014 vs april 2008), is slightly lighter (130 g vs 170 g) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1440 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly shorter battery life (210 shots vs 280 shots).

Olympus FE-47

Olympus FE-47
4 years older
$44

Significant advantages of the FE-47 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FE-47 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly heavier: 204 g vs 130 g

common strengths of the FE-47 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (98×61×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

Samsung ES30

Samsung ES30
3 years older
$101

Significant advantages of the ES30 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ES30 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the ES30 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (96×62×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Casio Exilim EX-Z2300

Casio Exilim EX-Z2300
3 years older

Significant advantages of the EX-Z2300 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z2300 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the EX-Z2300 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (101×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix S52

Nikon Coolpix S52
5 years older

Significant advantages of the S52 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S52 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the S52 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×59×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Pentax Optio Z10

Pentax Optio Z10
6 years older

Significant advantages of the Z10 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Z10 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1440 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Z10 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×58×25 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.9"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S750

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S750
6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-S750 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 280 shots vs 210 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S750 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DSC-S750 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (91×56×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 140 IS compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs prosumer size (113×105×78 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (february 2014 vs january 2004), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1") and is slightly lighter (130 g vs 508 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.9), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 6.7 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a much shorter battery life (210 shots vs 410 shots).

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
similar age
$244

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Much better wide angle: 22 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the L830 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 508 g vs 130 g
  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the L830 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×91 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 508 g vs 130 g
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 0.9"

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600
similar age
$338

Significant advantages of the S8600 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Much longer battery life: 410 shots vs 210 shots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the S8600 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Heavier: 450 g vs 130 g
  • Thicker: 2.5" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the S8600 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Very small: Standard size (121×81×65 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.5" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 450 g vs 130 g

Nikon Coolpix 8700

Nikon Coolpix 8700
10 years older

Significant advantages of the 8700 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the 8700 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the 8700 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (113×105×78 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 512 g vs 130 g

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 140 IS compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has a much larger screen (2.7" vs 1.6"), has image stabilization (lens vs none), takes significantly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 2.2 MP) and is newer (february 2014 vs march 1999).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.6) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Pentax Optio 330GS

Pentax Optio 330GS
11 years older

Significant advantages of the 330GS (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.6 vs f/3.2
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 330GS (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.6" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the 330GS and ELPH 140 IS

  • Light weight: 230 g vs 130 g

Canon PowerShot A50

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15 years older

Significant advantages of the PowerShot A50 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.6 vs f/3.2
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot A50 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 1.2 MP vs 9.7 MP

common strengths of the PowerShot A50 and ELPH 140 IS

  • None found

Fujifilm MX-2700

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15 years older

Significant advantages of the MX-2700 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the MX-2700 (vs the ELPH 140 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the MX-2700 and ELPH 140 IS

  • Thin: 1.3" vs 0.9"